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Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Production Forecasts and Competitive Landscape to 2015

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Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Production Forecasts and Competitive Landscape to 2015

Summary

Global Data's new report, "Oil Sands Industry in Canada - Market Analysis, Production Forecasts and Competitive Landscape to 2015" analyzes the historical and future developments and competitive scenario prevailing in the Canadian oil sands industry. The report highlights the growth drivers for the oil sands industry in Canada. It elaborates on the challenges which are creating a setback for oil sands development. The report provides information on the historical production trends and projects undertaken in the oil sands until 2009. The report examines the project economics in terms of capital expenditure and operational expenditure for the oil sands industry. The report also offers upcoming projects and production forecast until 2015. In addition, the report looks at how Canadian oil sands have witnessed increased Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and consolidations and the competitive scenario. The Canadian oil sands might emerge as a major source of crude oil in the future.

Scope

The report provides a detailed analysis of the market scenario, production trends and competition in the oil sands industry in Canada. It provides -

- An overview of the history of the Canadian oil sands.

- In-depth analysis of the key development issues and trends in the Canadian oil sands industry.

- Analysis of the growth drivers and the challenges in the oil sands development in Canada.

- Analysis of the historical projects and production trends in the Canadian oil sands.

- Analysis of how the capital and operational expenditure for the oil sands projects determines the project economics.

- Analysis of the key upcoming projects and production forecasts from 2010-2015.

- Analysis of how consolidations and M&As are taking place in the Canadian oil sands.

- Analysis of the competitive landscape in the oil sands industry in Canada.

Reasons to buy

- The report will enhance your decision making capability. It will allow you to -

- Gain insights into the Canadian oil sands industry as a new source of unconventional energy.

- Identify the key development issues, challenges and growth drivers for oil sands in Canada to identify business opportunities.

- Analyze the production trends and significant projects undertaken in the Canadian oil sands to decide on your future investments in this industry.

- Understand the project economics in the oil sands industry in Canada before investing in any project.

- Keep abreast of the key upcoming projects and production forecasts from 2005 to 2015.

- Stay informed of the M&A and competitive scenario in the Canadian oil sands.

1 Table of contents 4

1.1 List of Tables 6

1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Introduction 8

2.1 Overview 8

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 9

3 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - An Overview 10

3.1 History and Evolution of the Oil Sands Industry in Canada 10

3.2 Significant Oil Production Methods in Canadian Oil Sands Industry 11

3.3 Extraction and Transportation of Oil Sands Deposits 11

4 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Key Trends and Issues 12

4.1 Significant Projects in the Canadian Oil Sands 12

4.2 Investment Scenario, 2010 18

4.3 Canadian Oil Sands Development Might Suffer Due to Opposition from Environmentalists Globally 20

5 Canadian Oil Sands Industry – Key Growth Drivers and Challenges 22

5.1 Key Growth Factors 22

5.1.1 The Decline in Conventional Oil Reserves has Prompted Global Oil Companies to Shift their Attention to Unconventional Oil Sources 23

5.1.2 Alberta's Attractive Royalty Regime Boosted the Rapid Development of the Canadian Oil Sands Industry 26

5.1.3 Moratorium on Deep Offshore Drilling in the GOM may lead the US to look for Oil in the Canadian Oil Sands 28

5.2 Key Challenges 31

5.2.1 Environmental Implications due to Exploration in Oil Sands Industry is a Cause for Concern among the Global Community 31

5.2.2 High Extraction Costs Remain a Problem with Canadian Oil Sands 31

5.2.3 Need for New and Eco-friendly Technologies Necessitates Research and Development Expenditures by Oil Sand Companies 32

5.2.4 Effective Methods to Battle Climate Change and Need for Investments in Clean Air Constrain Oil Sand Companies 32

5.2.5 Adherence to Regulatory Framework for Oil Sands Exploration Constrain the Companies 33

5.2.6 Oil Prices Driving Canadian Oil Sands Growth 34

5.2.7 Environmental Impact of Exploration in Oil Sands Industry has Led to Backlash from Environmentalists 35

6 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Project Economics 36

6.1 Capital and Operating Expenditure in Oil Sand Projects, 2002–2009 36

6.2 Capital and Operating Expenditure by Project and Process Technology, 2010 37

6.3 Key Factors Influencing Capex and Opex of Oil Sand Projects 38

6.3.1 Regional Geology Influencing the Costs 39

6.3.2 Geological Challenges Influencing the Costs 39

6.3.3 Environment Challenges and Excess Resource Utilization Affects the Opex 40

7 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Historic and Current Oil Sands Projects Information by Location and Recovery Technology, 2002-2009 41

7.1 Bitumen Production by Region and Process Technology, 2002-2009 44

7.2 Historic Project Information by Recovery Technology and Extraction Process, 2002-2009 46

7.2.1 Project Information by Extraction Process in 2009 46

7.3 Heavy Oil Upgraders, Project Information and Historic Production, 2002-2009 50

8 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Key Upcoming Oil Sands Projects and Production Forecasts, 2010-2015 51

8.1 Oil Sands, Planned Project Analysis, 2010-2015 51

8.2 Heavy Oil Upgraders, Project Information and Forecast Production, 2010-2015 52

8.3 Historic and Forecast Production, 2005–2015 53

8.3.1 Production Forecast of Some Significant Canadian Oil Sands Assets, 2010-2015 54

9 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Key M&A Activities and Investments 55

9.1 M&A Deals and Asset Transactions Trends in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry, 2006–Sept 2010 55

9.2 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry, 2006-Q3 2010 56

9.2.1 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands in 2010 57

9.2.2 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands in 2009 60

9.2.3 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands in 2008 63

9.2.4 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands in 2007 64

9.2.5 M&A Deals in the Canadian Oil Sands in 2006 67

10 Canadian Oil Sands Industry - Competitive Landscape 69

10.1 Canadian Oil Sands Industry – Contribution to Total Production by Company, 2009 69

10.2 Operational Analysis of Key Oil Sand Companies 71

10.2.1 Suncor Energy Inc. 71

10.2.2 ExxonMobil Corporation 72

10.2.3 Canadian Natural Resources Limited 74

10.2.4 Royal Dutch Shell 75

10.2.5 Canadian Oil Sands Trust 77

11 Appendix 79

11.1 Abbreviations 79

11.2 Methodology 80

11.2.1 Coverage 80

11.2.2 Secondary Research 80

11.2.3 Primary Research 81

11.2.4 Expert Panel Validation 81

11.3 Contact Us 81

11.4 Disclaimer 821.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Mining and In-Situ Existing and Proposed Projects Summary ('000 bpd), October 2010 12

Table 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Planned Projects, 2011–2023 14

Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capital Expenditure ($m), 2002–2010 19

Table 4: Global Crude Oil Reserves for Major Countries (bn bbl), 2009 23

Table 5: Global Conventional and Unconventional Production of Crude Oil, MMbpd, 2008–2020 25

Table 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production (MMbpd) Versus Royalties ($m), 2005–2009 27

Table 7: Crude Oil Industry, The US, Production and Imports Forecast ('000 bpd), 2010-2015 29

Table 8: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Extraction Cost Details for Some Significant Technologies (CAD/bbl), 2008 31

Table 9: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia, Average Per Bbl Emissions in Canada Relative to the Average Bbl Consumed in the US (%), 2009 33

Table 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Growth in Production (MMbpd) Versus International Crude Oil Prices per bbl ($), 2005-2009 35

Table 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Historic Capital and Operating Expenditure ($m), 2002–2009 36

Table 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capital Expenditure by Project (CADm), 2010 37

Table 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Estimates of Range of Capital and Operational Expenditure by Process Technology, 2010 38

Table 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Key Statistics of Earliest Oil Sands Projects, 2010 41

Table 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Key Statistics of Oil Sands Projects, 1990-2004 42

Table 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Key Statistics of Oil Sands Projects, 2005-2009 43

Table 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Gross Bitumen Production by Region and Process Technology ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 44

Table 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Production by Region ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 45

Table 19: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Total Project Split by Extraction Process (Number of Projects), 2009 46

Table 20: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Projects by Major Extraction Technologies ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 49

Table 21: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Key Statistics of Oil Sands Upgrader Projects, 2009 50

Table 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Gross Bitumen Production from Upgraders ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 50

Table 23: Major Planned Projects, Canadian Oil Sands, 2010–2015 51

Table 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Key Statistics of Oil Sands Upgrader Projects, 2010 52

Table 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Historic and Forecast Production (MMbpd), 2005-2015 54

Table 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Forecast Production of Some Significant Assets (MMbbl), 2010-2015 54

Table 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, M&A Activities By Deal Value ($m) and Volume, 2006-September 2010 56

Table 28: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Top 10 M&As By Deal Value ($m), 2006–Q3 2010 56

Table 29: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, M&A Activities, 2010 58

Table 30: Canadian Oil Sands Industry, M&A Activities, 2009 61

Table 31: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, M&A Activities, 2008 63

Table 32: Canadian Oil Sands Industry, M&A Activities, 2007 64

Table 33: Canadian Oil Sands Industry, M&A Activities, 2006 67

Table 34: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Production by Company (MMbbl), 2009 70

Table 35: Suncor Energy Inc, Oil Sands Projects, 2009–2011 71

Table 36: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production Excluding Syncrude ('000 bpd), 2005–2009 71

Table 37: ExxonMobil, Cold Lake Field, Canada, Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2007–2009 73

Table 38: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Plan for Horizon Oil Sands, 2009 Onwards 74

Table 39: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Production of Synthetic Crude Oil From Horizon Oil Sands Project, May 2010 74

Table 40: Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Capital Expenditure on Oil Sands Mining and Upgrading ($m), 2007–2009 75

Table 41: Syncrude and Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Resources and Reserves Details (bn bbl), 2009 77

Table 42: Canadian Oil Sands Trust, Syncrude Oil Sand Projects Outlook, 2010 781.2

List of Figures

Figure 1: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location Map, 2010 10

Figure 2: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Mining and In-Situ Existing and Proposed Projects Summary ('000 bpd), October 2010 13

Figure 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Capital Expenditure ($m), 2002–2010 18

Figure 4: Crude Oil Market, Global, Reserves for Major Countries (bn bbl), 2009 22

Figure 5: Crude Oil Industry, Global, Conventional and Unconventional Production of Crude Oil (MMbpd), 2008–2020 24

Figure 6: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Rent for Barrel of Oil (%), 2010 26

Figure 7: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production (MMbpd) Versus Royalties ($m), 2005–2009 27

Figure 8: Crude Oil Industry, The US, Production and Imports Forecast ('000 bpd), 2010-2015 29

Figure 9: Crude Oil Industry, The US, Imports by Source Country (%), 2009 30

Figure 10: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Growth in Production (MMbpd) Versus International Crude Oil Prices per bbl ($), 2005-2009 34

Figure 11: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Historic Capital and Operating Expenditure ($m), 2002–2009 36

Figure 12: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Gross Bitumen Production by Region and Process Technology ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 44

Figure 13: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen Production by Region ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 45

Figure 14: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Total Project Split by Extraction Process (Number of Projects), 2009 46

Figure 15: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Projects by Major Extraction Technologies ('000 bpd), 2002-2009 48

Figure 16: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Historic and Forecast Production (MMbpd), 2005-2015 53

Figure 17: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, M&A Activities By Deal Value ($m) and Volume, 2006-September 2010 55

Figure 18: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Oil Sands Production by Company (%), 2009 69

Figure 19: Significant Oil and Gas Companies, Oil Sands Value ($ bn), 2009 70

Figure 20: ExxonMobil, Cold Lake Field, Canada, Bitumen Production (MMbbl), 2007–2009 73

Figure 21: Canadian Oil Sands Projects, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Location Map, 2010 75

Figure 22: Syncrude Oil Sand Projects, Equity Ownership (%), 2009 77

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